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Toronto man charged with impaired driving, mischief after golf cart collision at Port Hope club

A man is facing charges after allegedly crashing a golf cart at a club in Port Hope, Ont.
A man is facing charges after allegedly crashing a golf cart at a club in Port Hope, Ont. AP file

A Toronto man is facing impaired driving and mischief charges following an incident at a golf course in the Port Hope, Ont., area on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Northumberland OPP, around 12:25 p.m., officers were called to the Ash Brook Golf Club on Dale Road in Hamilton Township, just two kilometres northeast of Port Hope, for reports of a collision involving a golf cart as well as two people allegedly refusing to leave the property.

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An officer responded and located the suspect golf cart, police say. According to officers, an investigation determined the driver of the cart was impaired by alcohol.

Darryn Fronte, 33, of Toronto was arrested and charged with operation while impaired, operation while impaired with a blood-alcohol concentration of 80-plus and two counts of mischief under $5,000.

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He was released on a promise to appear in court in Cobourg on Sept. 30, OPP said Wednesday.

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